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Mue

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Mue is a fast, open and free-to-use browser extension that gives a new, fresh and customizable tab page to most modern browsers


Table of contents

Screenshot

Screenshot

Features

  • Fast and free
  • Supports multiple browsers
  • Actively developed and open source
  • Automatically updating API (no tracking) with new photos, quotes and offline mode
  • Search bar
  • Settings - enable/disable various features and customise parts of Mue
  • Update modal, copy button and more!
  • Marketplace - download custom photo packs, quote packs, preset settings and themes made by the community!

Planned Features

Please see our roadmap

Installation

A demo of the tab can be found here

Chrome

Chrome Web Store Logo
Chrome Web Store

Firefox

Firefox Add-ons Logo
Firefox Add-ons

Edge (Chromium)

Microsoft Edge Addons Currently outdated, please use the Chrome Web Store version

Opera/Other

GitHub Releases

Development

Requirements

  1. Git
  2. Node.JS
  3. A suitable browser
Starting
  1. Clone the repository using git clone https://github.com/mue/mue.git
  2. Run yarn or npm i to install all needed dependencies
  3. Run yarn start or npm start to start testing
  4. Code your heart out! (See the sections below for how to build the extension)

Building

Chrome/Edge (Chromium) (Click to expand)
  1. yarn run build or npm run build
  2. yarn run chrome or npm run chrome
  3. Visit chrome://extensions in Chrome
  4. Click Load unpacked (Make sure Developer Mode is on)
  5. Go to the directory containing the built copy of Mue and click ok
  6. Enjoy your new tab!
Opera (Click to expand)
  1. yarn run build or npm run build
  2. yarn run opera or npm run opera
  3. Visit about://extensions in Opera
  4. Click Load unpacked extension... (Make sure Developer Mode is on)
  5. Go to the directory containing Mue and click ok
  6. Enjoy your new tab!
Firefox (Click to expand)
  1. yarn run build or npm run build
  2. yarn run firefox or npm run firefox
  3. Visit about:debugging#addons in Firefox
  4. Click Load Temporary Add-on
  5. Go to the directory containing Mue and click on the manifest.json
  6. Enjoy your new tab!
Other (Click to expand) Note: To get the full new tab experience, set your browser to open the index.html on startup and tab open!
  1. yarn run build or npm run build
  2. Open the index.html in your browser
  3. Enjoy your new tab!

Credits

Core Team

Maintainers

David Ralph (ohlookitsderpy) - Lead development, photographer

Developers

Alex Sparkes - Name, lead design, photographer

Isaac (Eartharoid) - QA, development, photographer

Wessel Tip - Development

Translators

Wessel Tip - Dutch

Alex Sparkes, Maxime - French

Anders - Norwegian

Pronin Egor - Russian

Vicente - Spanish

Resources

Pexels - Stock photos used for offline mode

Opera Forum - Portions of code to add Opera support

Many thanks to Highholding, Noa Shapira, Roee Lupo, Jeroen, Glasvegas, Anders, Oded Shapira, Jacob Tyrrell and Nikka Lai for letting us use their wonderful photographs.

And finally, a big thank you to all the contributors!


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